Hairp (constellation)

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Lyra
Constellation
Lyra
AbbreviationLyr
GenitiveLyrae
Pronunciation/ˈlaɪərə/, genitive /ˈlaɪər/
SeembolismLyre, hairp
Richt ascension18h 14m to 19h 28m h
Declination25.66° to 47.71°°
QuadrantNQ4
Aurie286 sq. deg. (52nt)
Main starns5
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
25
Starns brichter than 3.00m1
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)3
Brichtest starnVega (α Lyr) (0.03m)
Nearest starnVega
(25.04 ly, 7.68 pc)
Messier objects2
Meteor showersLyrids
June Lyrids
Alpha Lyrids
Borderin
constellations
Draco
Hercules
Vulpecula
Cygnus
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −40°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o August.
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The hairp is the constellation Lyra. The three bricht starns o the first magnitude is kent as the ellwand o starns acause thay are aboot the same distance apairt.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ian Ridpath an Wil Tirion (2007). Stars and Planets Guide, Collins, London. ISBN 978-0-00-725120-9. Princeton University Press, Princeton. ISBN 978-0-691-13556-4.


Coordinates: Sky map 19h 00m 00s, +40° 00′ 00″